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this is kcrg-tv9 news at 10 . iowa county is investigating a car crash this morning thdt killed a teenaged mother and her young son. 18-year-old bethany clark, of belle plaine, and her two-year-old son roran ... ... were traveling on highway 212, about five les west of marengo, around 7 o'clock. says bethany clark lost control of the car on the frost- a ditch and caught fire. both died at t scene. kcrg-tv9's sarah mccarthy explains how that stretch of road can be dangerous. "the iowa county sheriff says this stretch of road is more prone to accidents than other nearby areasshe says that's because drivivs often don't notice the slight curve here, and take it too fast." according to data from the iowa department of transportation, this is the first fatal crash to happen on
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while there have been only two crashes here in the past five years, they have been more serious than before. from 2005 to 2010, the dot took four reports of crashes, but data shows only vehicle damage in those incidents. in 2012, a crash resulting in an injury happened. thursday's crash marks the most severe incident. "the iowa county sheriff says frost covered roads likely caused clark to crash this morning - not speed. but he hopes drivers will remember to slow down in this area, especially when it's icy. in iowa county, sarah mccarthy, kcrg-tv9 news." frost also played a factor in a two-vehicle crash that sent three people to the hospital in fayette county. it happened shortly before eight this morning at highway 150 and 190th street. that's just south of west union. the fayette county sheriff's office says 23 year old sara shaffer of waterloo lost control of her car on the frost- covered ro and crashed into another vehicle. firr responders
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second vehicle... 46- year-old kellie blanchard of west union. they airlifted her to a hospital with serious injuries. shshfer and her passenger also went to the hospital. remember, whenever you see news, call newsline nine at 319-365-9999. you can also send pictures and news tips to newsroom at kcrg dot com. meteorologist joe winters joins us now. joe, when will the cooler air move into the area? we can begin to wave gogobye to the milder weather as arctic air is in sight. there is a slight some light snow on friday as colder air begins to move south. saturday features falling temperatures with the winds increasing from the north. as an arctic front moves through late saturday light snow is possible. wind chills will drop to dangerous levels between -25 to -35 later on precautions
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good night! tonight: chanan of mix late low: 25-31 winds: sw 5-15tomorrow: chance of snow, windy high: 27-33 winds: nw 15-30 back to you. law enforcement agencies are teaming up to combat gun violence. today, cedar rapids police hosted a summit that included police chiefs from a half-dozen cities. the city has seen an increase in shots fired incidents over a five-year period. in 2009, there were 17 shootings - including two homicides. that number jumped to 93 shootings in 2014, with eight homicides. kcrg-tv9's chris earl met with the police chief in cedar rapids, as well as in waterloo, today. chris, this meeting was a time to see what is
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police chiefs from our four major cities - along with fayette, ames, davenport and even a u.s. attorney - met here at the cedarapids police department for 3 hours. this was all donon very quietly, with no advanced notice for local media, which may have allowed a more open exchange of ideas today... the concerns of gun violence remains a component of everyday life in some parts of the country, even at times in eastern iowa. just last weekend, three separate shootings on the east side of cedar rapids didn't kill anyone -- but served as a reminder of the threat. " 22:45 we're all dealing with it and tackling it..." which led to thursday's three-hour meeting at cedar rapids police headquarters. seven police chiefs and a u.s. attorney in a
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figure out how to minimize gun violence in each city. " chief dalsing from dubuque and i communicated back in november where he saw some similarities that the cities were experiencing, upticks in violence and gun violence and proposed that we get together and meet as a group." communication between departments is not that unusual -- chief j jman said cedar rapids and iowa city police are in frequent contact over people who may be involved in criminal activity in both cities. yet this approach - a larger scope - to talk about specialized units. " we have the violence crime prehension team. " " pcat is police community action team... . " but, really, questions are the answer for these leaders in law enforcement to bring back to their officers. " is another city doing something that's working that we're not? " " i don't think anybody has that single one answer that's going to fix everything and we're going to try different initatives and see what works. " chief trelka, from waterloo, said these law enforcement units have agreed to continue talks like this on a regular basis. yet the challenge remains on ideas vs. expenses -- how each police
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an ea and try to implement it using the current budget. live in cedar rapids, chris earl, kcrg-tv9. cities, townships, and school districts in linn county can move forward in determining their new annual budgets. today, county auditor joeleliller ceceified the annual valuation report after computer system issues had delayed it for several weeks. the report helps entities like cities with their budgeting process. the computer system has had other issues in the past. iowa city's city manager is leaving to take a job in lawrence, kansas. tom markus has served iowa city for the last five years. he will be the city manager in lawrence... a town of about 93-thousand people that's the home of the university of kansas. markus begins his new job in march.
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dollars in construction work is nearing completion in iowa city. much of the work is happening on the university of iowa's arts and music campuses. in may the new arts building will open. then in june work at the new hancher auditorium will wrap up. and in august crews will finish work on the voxman music building. the buildings replace several buildings destroyed in the 2008 flood. "those who are going into the buildings have persevered during this interim time and they too celebrate seeing the building comtogether, it means a lot because it's a real symbol of this university and community's recovery from the flood. " crews are also planning to complete the new 360 million dollar children's hospital by the end of the year. tonight, we're hearing from the iowa man who won two million dollars last night playing powerball. brian stewart is from the onawa and works as a security officer at a nearby casino.
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a casey's convenience store in town. the ticket matched the first five numbers but missed the powerball to win one million dollars. but the prize doubled to two million because he added the power play option. ""we got out - the car was just too small to hold all of the excitement. so we jumped out and we were just hugging each her and we were just the happiest couple in the world." i'm only 23, i just put it away, invest it. hopefully later down the line, there will be even more sitting in that account," does it feel real yet? i feel like i'm dreaming " and lottery officials in three states are waiting for powerball jackpot winners to come forward to claim last night's record jackpkp. three lucky people bought winnings tickets in california, florida, and tennessee. they'll share the nearly one-point six billion dollar jackpot. donald trump and ted cruz went head to head tonight in south carolina. the g-o-p candidates faced off in their second to last debate before the iowa
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and the hawkeyes went for the season sweep against number 4- - nked michigan state tonight. stay with your 24 hour
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g-p candidates are finishing up their debate tonight in north charleston, south carolina. it is one of their last high-profile opportunities to sway people before the first in the nation iowa caucuses. a-b-c's bazi kanani reports.
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election year began with across the board attacks on president obama after tuesday's state of the union address. sot christie: "this guy is a petulant child." sot cruz: " ... any nation that captures our fighting men and women will feel the full force and fury of the united states of america." just 7 candidates made the cut for the prime-time showdown. ted cruz defending himself on two fronts tonight: from a new report that he didn't tell the feferal exchange commission about a million dollar loan from wall street banks for his senate campaign. sot cruz i made a paperwork error disclosing it on one piece of paper but not on the nother. but if that's the best t t the new york times has got, they better get back to the well. then, a sparring match with donald trump about his accusations that the candadian- born cruz might not legally be able to serve as president. sot trump: you have great constitutiona l lawyers who say you can't run. sot cruz i'm not going to be taking legal advice from donald trump. trump... claiming governor nikki haley actually paid him a compliment this week. "i'm very angry because our country is being run
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accept the mantle of anger. cruz... not backing down sot cruz not a lot of conservatives come out of manhattan. sot trump when the world trade center come down i saw something no place on earth could have handled more beautifully, m me humanely than new york. bazi kanani on camera besides those personal attacks, the debate largely focused on terrorism, immigration and the economy. the democrats are headed to south carolina next... with a primary debate there this sunday. bazi kanani, abc news, washington. the next debate for the democratic candidates is this sunday night. hillary clinton, bernie sanders, and martin o'malley will be on the stage in charleston, south carolina, for the nbc news-youtube debate. today, the network announced o'malley has qualified for the debate, despite his low poll numbers. the u-s is looking into a
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caused two navy boats to drift into iranian waterearlier this week. the secretary of defense says the navy is working to find out exactly what
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we can begin to wave goodbye to
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weather as arctic air is in sight. there is a slight chance for a mix overnight with some light snow on friday as colder air r gins to move south. saturday features falling temperatures with e winds increasing from the north. as an arctic front moves through late saturday light snow is possible. wind chills will drop to dangerous levels between -25 to -35 later on saturday and sunday so take precautions
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good night! tonight: chance of mix late low: 25-31 winds: sw 5-15tomorrow: chance of snow, windy high: 27-33 winds: nw 15-30tomorrow niniht: flurries, windy low: 6-12 winds: nw 15-25saturday: chance of snow late high: 9 - low: 9 sunday: sunny, very cold high: -1 - low: -9 monday: sunny, still cold high: 9 - low: -9 tuesday:
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high: 22 - low: 9 wednesday: partly cloudy high: 26 - low: 16 thursday: chance of
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isis is now claiming responsibility for the attacks in the heart of indonesia's capital city, jakarta. authorities say the suspects who killed two people were trying to mimic the paris attacks two months ago. the seven attackers were armed with an arsenal of handguns, grenades and homemade bombs. they tossed two bombs into a starbucks before opening fire on customers. moments later, two attackers blew themselves up. about 10 minutes later, two more attackers killed a passerby and injured a police officer. indonesian authorities say five of the attackererare
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attack on the city. italian authorities have arrested a suspect in the murder of an erican woman at her apartment. prosecutors say 35-year- old ashley olsen was pictured with a man last week in florence. they say they both were intoxicated when a fight took placeceinside her apartmentnt italian media reports the suspect pushed olsen, who hit her head and fractured her skull. secretary of defense aston carter said today it was a navigatioerror that caused two u-s navy boats totodrift into iranian waters earlier this week. iran detained the 10 sailors on the boats before releasing them the next day. carter says the sailors were going from kuwait to bahrara, but he doesn't know what led to the navigation error. "so i think we need to give these guys the opportunity to tell us what was really going oh and what the overall context is before we can really know " the u-s navy has received initial statements from the sailors and will go
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debrief with them when they're back home. coming g next in sports. scoco will feature the athlete of the week. and the hawkeyes try to snap a long losing streak against michigan state at east lansing. stay with your 24 hour news
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the first time since 1993 tonight.. the hawks came out bombs away.. peter jok with the triple for three of his game high 23..and what a homecoming it was for anthony clemons with the nice cut to for two of his 13. and then jarrod uthoff started to heat up from behind the
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and then look at how long this bomb is.. wow! iowa led 33-17.. and it was raining three's dom uhl from the top of the key..he had 10 off the bench.. and then it was clemons turn.. they hit 9 3's in the first half.. and they really played some great defense.. the steal and jok with the flush and iowa led by 22 at the break. and more of the same in he second half.. uthoff with another trey.. and they did a nice job of attacking the basket in the second half mike gesell finishes.. and what night for jok with two more at the rack in a 76-59 iowa win snapping an 18 game losing streak in east lansing. we had 9 days off to prepare for them we have been working real hard and we new it was going to be a battle so we were really prepared for them. it feels great to win for sappy anthony clemmons he came back home and it just shows how good we are and how good we can be." vtr :14 oc: "how good we can be " it's thursday time for another edition of the kcrg tv-9 athlete of the week
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cedar rapids toyota. north linn junior brock henderson is off to a 26-0 start this year and is the number one ranked class 1a wrestler in the state at 113 pounds.. brock who picked up his 100th win over the weekend finished fourth at state as a freshman and third as a sophomore. what is the goal this year? state championship. is it hard to say state championship or bust or is the way you have to do it? it is just the process believing in the process and working hard everyday. i don't feel pressure i believe i can do it just keeping working for the process. what would it mean for you do that? it would mean quite a bit we have quite a tradition here it would be pretty cool to have my name on the wall with all those other guys. last week you got your 100th win they handed out candy bars has special was that? it is pretty cool and i like the picture on it. how old were you.. probably four or five. coach brock has three matches tonight you didn't want
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physical challenge you didnt want me to hurt him. what is the challenge it is based off of get yoked for rio. we are going to have a little russian roulette i had the singlet on and was jacked up...eggs roulette is simple dozen eggs 8 are cooked 4 are raw.. first one to get egged twice loses.. and yes i was the first one to pick the raw egg.. but brock wasn't far behind.. we both picked right a couple timesesn a row but then i got egged agaiai. and it was over.. brock is still undefeated.. we had to eggs left so why not and i got egged again.. i wonder if it was rigged.. i still have some egg shells in my hair. by the way brock was 3-0 tonight at north linn's triple dual.
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in the opener....at 120 pounds it's dalton bell with the early takedown....be ll would later win the match with a pin... --same result at 132....ethan her-meed-ko with the fall as north linn beat midland.... --the other early dual was lisbon and maquoketa valley....at 138, it's nick williams picking up a third period pin.... --next up is 3-time state champion carter happel....he takes care of business in the first period as lisbon takes care of maq valley....the lions also beat midland and north linn. and finally uni all- american linebacker brett mcmakin will give up his senior year and enter the nfl draft. he had 122 tackles with 15 1/2 for loss. he has a ton of talent but this is surprising. thanks scott. one last look at the forecast, joe... we can begin to wave goodbye to the milder weather as arctic air is in sight. there is a slight chance for a mix overnight with some light snow on
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saturday features falling temperatures with the winds increasing from the north. as an arctic front moves through late saturday thanks for joining us for kcrg-tv9 news at 10. we hope you'u' be with us again tomorrow. until then, have a good night. you're watching kcrg-tv9. now,
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